As we know, Android phones are now a basic necessity that everyone must have. Yes, through smart phones we can not only use it as a tool to communicate, but much more than that.
Just like a computer, where Android also has specifications or components embedded in the smartphone, starting from the processor, RAM, GPU, and many others.
Actually the way to find out the specifications of an android phone is not so difficult, where you just type the specifications of the android that you use on Google.
If you want to see more detailed specifications about the android you are using, you only need install an App from Google Play its called CPU-Z on your android. Through this App, you will see the complete specifications of android you are running.
How to check Android specifications
As explained above, how to check android specifications you have, you need an App called CPU-Z. Yes, this CPUID mobile application is a freeware application that functions to display information about the main devices of the android system.
After successfully installed, you simply run the application to immediately see the detailed specifications related to System on Chip (SoC), Device, Operating System, Memory RAM and Battery.
Many variants of the Android smartphone currently available can make some users confused to choose a good Android version, or may already have a Samsung mobile but don’t know the Android version in it.
How to Check Android Version You are Running ?
How to find out which version of Android you are using? You only need to do the following steps :
- First, go to the Settings menu, its an App or menu with gear icon.
- In Setting menu, scroll down until you find About Device or About Phone and tap on it.
- Then look at Android Version, there you will know the Android Version you are running.
- Tap on Android Version several times, it will display an easter egg – a picture of the Android OS version you are running.
How do I know what version number is called? Here is a list of android version that you need to know about.
|Android Version 9.0||Pie|
|Android Version 8.0||Oreo|
|Android Version 7.0||Nougat|
|Android Version 6.0||Marshmallow|
|Android Version 5.0||Lollipop|
|Android Version 4.4-4.4.4||Kit Kat|
|Android Version 4.1-4.3.1||Jelly Bean|
|Android Version 4.0 to 4.04||Ice Cream Sandwich|
|Android Version 3.0||Honeycomb|
|Android Version 2.3||Gingerbread|
|Android Verion 2.2||Froyo|
|Android Version 2.0||Eclair|
|Android Version 1.6||Donut|
|Android Version 1.5||Cupcake|
This Android Version also contain some other important information. Among others are the name of the device, manufacturing, to the Linux kernel that is used. Build Number and Kernel Version provides information about the exact build of Android on your device and version of the Linux kernel and build date. Traditionally, this information has been helpful in determining whether your device has the latest security patches. In Android 6.0, Google added “Android security patch level” field here which tells you when the device was last received by the security patch.
Its easy to know the specifications and version of Android Phone you running. By learning that, at least you will understand more in the world of Android.